Quotable: Bar Refaeli Needed 6 Months Off From Leo

“It was a half year for which I am very grateful. I needed it. I came to understand a lot of things about myself … I worked on myself [and] I grew up. I didn’t know what ‘alone’ was like. Today I know that a relationship can work only if you know you can be alone and you are not afraid. Today I’m not afraid of being alone.”

– Model Bar Refaeli discusses her six-month break from boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio. Have any of you taken a short break from a relationship, only to get back together and have it be better than ever? [PopEater]